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This week in Fish: Fish eyes through the lens

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 16 Mar 2012

Among other great images, we have posted photos of the eyes of a Longhead Flathead and a Smalltooth Flounder. The images were not taken with fish eye lenses :).

Nearly all species of fishes have eyes, but some don't.  We've provided some links to information on blind fishes plus one link to an Australian species that is blind-in-name-only.

Longhead Flathead, Leviprora inops

Dave Teubner © Dave Teubner

New images:

Longhead Flathead, Leviprora inops
Head of a Longhead Flathead
Spot-tail Wrasse, Coris caudimacula
Freckled Porcupinefish, Diodon holocanthus
Smalltooth Flounder, Pseudorhombus jenynsii
Eyes of a Smalltooth Flounder
Orangespotted Sandgoby, Istigobius rigilius

Pages on blind fishes:

Blind fish (Wikipedia)
Mexican tetra (Wikipedia)
The cavefish, Phreatichthys andruzzii (ScienceDaily)
Gelatinous Blindfish, Aphyonus gelatinosus

One that isn't blind:

Blind Shark, Brachaelurus waddi

Tags fishes, ichthyology, fish eyes,